The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 33 30 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 150 150 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.27% 6.60% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.80% 6.99% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 91 118 59
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,850 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2206 2145 2044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.15% 94.33% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 1708 1733
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Engineer
Berkshire

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 189 (62.58%) Windows
2 132 (43.71%) Microsoft
3 119 (39.40%) SQL
4 96 (31.79%) Linux
5 89 (29.47%) VMware
6 87 (28.81%) Active Directory
7 86 (28.48%) Oracle
8 75 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (23.51%) SAN
10 67 (22.19%) Security Cleared
11 66 (21.85%) SC Cleared
12 61 (20.20%) SharePoint
13 58 (19.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 57 (18.87%) UNIX
14 57 (18.87%) DV Cleared
15 51 (16.89%) HP
16 49 (16.23%) MS Excel
17 46 (15.23%) TCP/IP
18 45 (14.90%) MS Exchange
18 45 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
19 44 (14.57%) EMC
20 43 (14.24%) Clustering
21 39 (12.91%) Lotus Domino
22 38 (12.58%) EMC NetWorker
23 37 (12.25%) Windows 7
24 34 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
25 32 (10.60%) French Language
26 31 (10.26%) MCP
27 30 (9.93%) Performance Monitoring
28 29 (9.60%) SQL Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (20.20%) SharePoint
2 45 (14.90%) MS Exchange
3 39 (12.91%) Lotus Domino
4 20 (6.62%) IIS
5 15 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.98%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.65%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.66%) Lync
10 4 (1.32%) Documentum
10 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 3 (0.99%) Drupal
11 3 (0.99%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.99%) CMS
11 3 (0.99%) WordPress
12 2 (0.66%) Apache
12 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.63%) MS Office
3 7 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (23.51%) SAN
2 46 (15.23%) TCP/IP
3 29 (9.60%) Firewall
4 26 (8.61%) DNS
5 14 (4.64%) DHCP
5 14 (4.64%) GSM
5 14 (4.64%) LAN
5 14 (4.64%) UMTS
5 14 (4.64%) VoIP
5 14 (4.64%) WAN
6 13 (4.30%) NAS
7 11 (3.64%) VPN
8 10 (3.31%) Wireless
9 9 (2.98%) VLAN
9 9 (2.98%) SS7
9 9 (2.98%) SMS
10 8 (2.65%) HTTP
11 7 (2.32%) GGSN
11 7 (2.32%) SGSN
11 7 (2.32%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.31%) MySQL
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.99%) DB2
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Subversion
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (10.60%) French Language
2 25 (8.28%) Telecoms
2 25 (8.28%) Russian Language
3 22 (7.28%) Spanish Language
4 15 (4.97%) German Language
5 12 (3.97%) Marketing
6 9 (2.98%) Back Office
7 8 (2.65%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.32%) Finance
9 2 (0.66%) Front Office
9 2 (0.66%) Billing
9 2 (0.66%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.65%) Servlets
2 6 (1.99%) Web Services
3 3 (0.99%) HTML
3 3 (0.99%) J2EE
3 3 (0.99%) XML
4 2 (0.66%) .NET
5 1 (0.33%) Java EE
5 1 (0.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.24%) Clustering
2 16 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.99%) Replication
4 4 (1.32%) PDA
5 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.66%) CMDB
5 2 (0.66%) IPTV
6 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 189 (62.58%) Windows
2 96 (31.79%) Linux
3 75 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (19.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 57 (18.87%) UNIX
6 37 (12.25%) Windows 7
7 25 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (6.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (5.63%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.63%) CentOS
10 16 (5.30%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.64%) SUSE
12 10 (3.31%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.65%) AIX
14 7 (2.32%) Debian
14 7 (2.32%) Solaris
15 5 (1.66%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.99%) HPUX
17 1 (0.33%) IRIX
17 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (9.93%) Performance Monitoring
3 19 (6.29%) ITIL
4 13 (4.30%) Configuration Management
5 11 (3.64%) Change Management
6 10 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (2.98%) Service Delivery
7 9 (2.98%) Product Management
8 8 (2.65%) Project Management
8 8 (2.65%) Web Development
9 7 (2.32%) Product Marketing
10 6 (1.99%) Software Deployment
10 6 (1.99%) Workflow
11 5 (1.66%) Time Management
11 5 (1.66%) Migration
11 5 (1.66%) CRM
12 4 (1.32%) Software Distribution
12 4 (1.32%) Network Management
12 4 (1.32%) Problem Management
13 3 (0.99%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (39.40%) SQL
2 18 (5.96%) Java
3 11 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.64%) Perl
4 9 (2.98%) Korn
5 8 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.65%) C#
6 7 (2.32%) VBScript
6 7 (2.32%) C
6 7 (2.32%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.99%) VB
7 6 (1.99%) C++
7 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (22.19%) Security Cleared
2 66 (21.85%) SC Cleared
3 57 (18.87%) DV Cleared
4 45 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (10.26%) MCP
6 28 (9.27%) MCSE
7 26 (8.61%) MCSA
8 19 (6.29%) MCTS
9 18 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (4.97%) CCNA
11 14 (4.64%) Degree
12 12 (3.97%) MCITP
13 10 (3.31%) CCNP
14 8 (2.65%) HNC
15 7 (2.32%) HND
16 6 (1.99%) Sun Certification
17 4 (1.32%) SCSA
17 4 (1.32%) MOS
18 2 (0.66%) OCA
18 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.62%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (28.81%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.32%) NDS
6 5 (1.66%) Samba
6 5 (1.66%) NFS
7 4 (1.32%) vSphere
8 2 (0.66%) KVM
8 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.33%) NLBS
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (12.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 25 (8.28%) WSUS
3 20 (6.62%) SCCM
4 18 (5.96%) SCOM
5 11 (3.64%) HP SIM
6 7 (2.32%) NSN NetAct
7 5 (1.66%) nmon
8 4 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.32%) Legato
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.99%) Plesk
10 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 132 (43.71%) Microsoft
2 89 (29.47%) VMware
3 86 (28.48%) Oracle
4 51 (16.89%) HP
5 44 (14.57%) EMC
6 24 (7.95%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.30%) Cisco
7 16 (5.30%) Sun
8 14 (4.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 14 (4.64%) Symantec
9 12 (3.97%) Huawei
10 11 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 11 (3.64%) ArcSight
10 11 (3.64%) Lumension
11 9 (2.98%) Fortinet
11 9 (2.98%) IBM
12 8 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (2.65%) Veritas
12 8 (2.65%) Lotus
13 7 (2.32%) Greenplum
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 27 days ago